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Adaptations of plays.
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
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A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does. (97 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
“ The Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Carnage (2011)
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Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos. (80 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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The Crucible (1996)
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A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials. (124 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Hytner
“ as above, by Arthur Miller ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
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When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest. (114 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Le Dîner de Cons, by Francis Veber ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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A Few Good Men (1992)
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Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders. (138 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ as above, by Aaron Sorkin ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Forbidden Planet (1956)
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (98 mins.)
“ The Tempest, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
7.
Frost/Nixon (2008)
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A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ as above, by Peter Morgan ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Hamlet (1990)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge. (135 mins.)
“ The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion. (95 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
“ The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, by Oscar Wilde ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
10.
The Lion King (1994)
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Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. (88 mins.)
“ The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Macbeth (1948)
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In fog-dripping, barren and sometimes macabre settings, 11th-century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led... (92 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ as above, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
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Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ as above, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Pretty Woman (1990)
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A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love. (119 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Romeo + Juliet (1996)
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Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. (120 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Roxanne (1987)
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Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks. (107 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
“ Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmond Rostand ” - extrantice-529-883914
 
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Same Time, Next Year (1978)
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A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they... (119 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
“ as above, by Bernard Slade ” - extrantice-529-883914